13 days old
2018-06-082018-07-08

ANESTHESIA TECH

Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL



City

Jacksonville




State

Florida




Telecommute

No




Department

Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine





Position description

The Anesthesia technician is responsible for performing various technical duties to support the anesthesia team in the care of the patient. The anesthesia tech is responsible for setting up the invasive monitoring lines and assisting in and ensuring the sterile placement of invasive physiological monitoring and treatment catheters (i.e. arterial and pulmonary catheters, venous infusion ports, central venous pressures).
The anesthesia tech is responsible for obtaining/providing/maintain safe, accurate, and clean equipment/supplies used for patient treatment, monitoring and testing following infection control and manufacturer guidelines. The anesthesia tech performs patient identification procedures to ensure proper delivery of blood products and medications and operates surgical and anesthesia equipment under the direction of a licensed provider. These responsibilities pertain to all anesthetizing locations throughout multiple floors in the hospital




Qualifications

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required. Anesthesia Technologist Certification preferred. Vocational school or college course preferred. EMT and or Paramedic Experience (preferred). EXPERIENCE: Basic principles of invasive monitoring lines and needed monitors in-depth knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring proper body mechanics. Knowledge of medical terminology and general hospital/clinic procedures.




Additional qualifications

COMPETENCY: Displays knowledge of aseptic technique. Demonstrates proficiency in preparation of invasive lines. Demonstrates knowledge of preparation of anesthesia machines. Properly stocks the Anesthesia/Pharmacy carts with drugs and supplies. Demonstrates knowledge of safety principles related to patient transport. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Requires strong human relation and communication skills to interact with patients, physicians and other surgical personnel. Must be able to operate, troubleshoot and maintain the following equipment: ECG and pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, C02 monitors and automated blood pressure monitors. ADDL CONSIDERATIONS: Communicates effectively with anesthesia/OR staff. Organizes well with attention to detail. Works as a team member. Walks, stands most of the working day and exposure to biohazardous waste and x-ray.




License or certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification




Exemption status

Non-exempt




Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.




Benefits eligible

Yes




Schedule

Full Time




Hours / Pay period

80




Schedule details

Varied shifts when needed
Mainly 3pm - 11pm shift




Weekend schedule

On Call




Site description

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!




Category

Nursing





Job posting number

99449BR




Recruiter

Laura Rasmussen




Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).



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